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Veeam Software 6.1 Error “Configuration system failed to initialize Root Element is missing.”

If you receive the error "Configuration system failed to initialize
Root element is missing.
(C:UsersUSERAppDataLocalVeeam_SoftwareVeeam.Backup.Shell.exe_Url_hjcgiuywagefjhy872hnd5.0.2.0user.config)
Root element is missing

This means the file is corrupt

1.  Navigate to the specified location (C:UsersUSERAppDataLocalVeeam_SoftwareVeeam.Backup.Shell.exe_Url_hjcgiuywagefjhy872hnd5.0.2.0user.config)
Replace the second USER with the profile name.

2.   Right Click delete the file user.config

3.  Now open Veeam Software again and it should recreate the user.config file automatically.

4.  Done!

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